soupy sales
(1926-2009)
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soupy sales
 
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Jan 08, 1926
 
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Oct 22, 2009
 
 
 
 
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Soupy Sales was born was born Milton Supman on January 8th, 1926, in Franklinton in Franklin County in north central North Carolina to Irving and Sadie Supman. His father, a dry goods merchant, emigrated to America from Hungary in 1894. The future comic actor had two siblings, Leonard and Jack Supman. His family was the lone Jewish family in this Southern town. Sales would become known as an American comedian actor, and radio-TV personality and hostAfter graduating, he began working as a scriptwriter and a disc jockey at radio station WHTN in Huntington. He moved to Cincinnati in 1949, where he worked as a morning radio DJ and continued performing in nightclubs. About this time, Sales developed his stage name.In 1953, Sales moved to Detroit, Michigan, where he worked for WXYZ-TV, ABC. That station would beget Sale's most famous TV series: Lunch with Soupy Sales. Originally titled, 12 O'Clock Comics, the series was later retitled .


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